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The Resource Privacy and the American Constitution : New Rights Through Interpretation of an Old Text, by William C. Heffernan, (electronic resource)

Privacy and the American Constitution : New Rights Through Interpretation of an Old Text, by William C. Heffernan, (electronic resource)

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Privacy and the American Constitution : New Rights Through Interpretation of an Old Text
Title
Privacy and the American Constitution
Title remainder
New Rights Through Interpretation of an Old Text
Statement of responsibility
by William C. Heffernan
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book explains a paradox in American constitutional law: how a right not discussed during the ratification debates at Philadelphia and not mentioned in the text has become a core component of modern freedom. Rather, privacy is a constitutional afterthought that has gained force through modern interpretations of an old text. Heffernan defends privacy rights against originalist objections to its inclusion in modern constitutional doctrine, analyzes the structure of privacy claims, and provides a blueprint for protecting privacy against government incursion. The book will appeal to a wide audience of students and researchers of criminal procedure, constitutional history, law-and-society, and sociology of law. Lawyers will find this book extremely valuable in addressing the statutory issues associated with modern privacy law. At last, a book about constitutional interpretation that speaks plain English and makes sense. It’s the best work I know on the subject, yet that subject is not the one it’s mostly about. The book mostly tells the story of the constitutional right to privacy and how it emerged from provisions that at the outset were not much about privacy at all. On that subject, the book is definitive. It’s also fascinating, probing, engaging, insightful, and wonderfully presented. Privacy and the American Constitution is a stellar contribution to knowledge. Albert W. Alschuler, Julius Kreeger of Law and Criminology, Emeritus, University of Chicago A powerful and innovate contribution to constitutional law. Not only does Heffernan offer us a fascinating and persuasive account of how modern constitutional rights grew out of the personal space offered to us in an earlier era, he also explains why privacy rights deserve the newfound importance they have in our modern jurisprudence, based upon the same Madisonian approach to constitutional interpretation that justifies other central parts of modern constitutional law. Marc Jonathan Blitz, Alan Joseph Bennett Professor of Law, Oklahoma City University School of Law.--
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • United States
  • United States
  • Constitutional law
  • Crime
  • Criminology
Label
Privacy and the American Constitution : New Rights Through Interpretation of an Old Text, by William C. Heffernan, (electronic resource)
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Antecedent source
mixed
Carrier category
online resource
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Constitutional Afterthoughts -- 2. The Right to Wear a Hat—and Other Afterthoughts -- 3. Developmental Supplementation -- 4. From Property to Privacy -- 5. The Emergence of Privacy Norms in Nineteenth Century America -- 6. The Nineteenth Century Court Reads the Eighteenth Century Text -- 7. From Thoughts and Beliefs to Emotions and Sensations -- 8. An Exercise in Supplementation that Failed -- 9. Ambitious Supplementation -- 10. Unobtrusive Supplementation -- 11. Informational Privacy Imperiled -- 12. Reappraising the Constitutional Past
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978-3-319-43135-2
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (IX, 348 pages)
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multiple file formats
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9783319431352
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uncompressed
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-43135-2
Quality assurance targets
absent
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access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)963785309
Label
Privacy and the American Constitution : New Rights Through Interpretation of an Old Text, by William C. Heffernan, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-43135-2
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Constitutional Afterthoughts -- 2. The Right to Wear a Hat—and Other Afterthoughts -- 3. Developmental Supplementation -- 4. From Property to Privacy -- 5. The Emergence of Privacy Norms in Nineteenth Century America -- 6. The Nineteenth Century Court Reads the Eighteenth Century Text -- 7. From Thoughts and Beliefs to Emotions and Sensations -- 8. An Exercise in Supplementation that Failed -- 9. Ambitious Supplementation -- 10. Unobtrusive Supplementation -- 11. Informational Privacy Imperiled -- 12. Reappraising the Constitutional Past
Control code
978-3-319-43135-2
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (IX, 348 pages)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9783319431352
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-43135-2
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)963785309

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